desktop-environment

Mount drive not as removable drive

Mount drive not as removable drive I’ve added the following line to my /etc/fstab to mount a ramdisk. none /media/ramdisk tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec,nodiratime,size=2048M 0 0 It shows up in my desktop as a removable drive, and it is shown as such in the status bar and in the dock, as shown below. How can I disable …

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Why RStudio is not picking up environment variables defined in $HOME/.bashrc

Why RStudio is not picking up environment variables defined in $HOME/.bashrc I use Arch Linux. I use SSDM as display manager, but I have disabled it with: sudo systemctl disable sddm I have put code in /etc/profile, $HOME/.bash_profile and $HOME/.bashrc to echo when those files are sourced. My $HOME/.bash_profile is sourcing $HOME/.bashrc (it came like …

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Size of icons in desktop environment

Size of icons in desktop environment I’d like to replace the icons for some of the applications on GNOME desktop. I looked into the default Adwaita icon directory and noticed that it has directories for icons of different sizes (e.g., 8×8, 64×64) and I was wondering what is the points of stroing the same icons …

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Which mountpoint paths will automatically show up in file browser under devices?

Which mountpoint paths will automatically show up in file browser under devices? Some examples: If I plug an external USB drive in, it will get mounted under /media/$USER/<device-id> and my file browsers will automatically list the mountpoint under devices. The same will happen if I manually mount something into a regular folder in my home …

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How can I ungroup open same programs in panel?

How can I ungroup open same programs in panel? this is my os Distributor ID: Kali Description: Kali GNU/Linux Rolling Release: 2022.3 Codename: kali-rolling this is how it looks open same programs on panel. I have 3 vscode instances and they are grouped together. How can I separate them? I went through entire settings there …

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Monitor detected but with no signal in Linux Mint and Ubuntu

Monitor detected but with no signal in Linux Mint and Ubuntu I have a Slimbook laptop with an external monitor (HP Elitedisplay E243) connected to it using HDMI. Suddenly, the monitor stopped working (it was at a system start). The monitor gets detected by the Linux Mint desktop (21.04 Cinnamon), but no signal is shown. …

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fbpanel: disable mouse scroll action entirely

fbpanel: disable mouse scroll action entirely I am using fbpanel 7.0-4 on Debian 10. I have applied patches from @Arkadiusz Drabczyk, to put fbpanel on one monitor, and to disable virtual desktop switching on mouse scroll: fbpanel: only use one monitor https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/592675/fbpanel-disable-mouse-scroll These patches work great, I just need one more small modification: With the …

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Which menu does the app be installed in?

Which menu does the app be installed in? I downloaded an application "sendanywhere_latest_amd64.deb" and installed it with dpkg: sudo dpkg -i sendanywhere_latest_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package sendanywhere. (Reading database … 450701 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack sendanywhere_latest_amd64.deb … Unpacking sendanywhere (22.6.13-1237) … Setting up sendanywhere (22.6.13-1237) … Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.26-1) …

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executing hotkeys from a script into an application

executing hotkeys from a script into an application Is it possible to open an application, then execute some hotkeys associated with that application using a script? For example if I wanted to open Firefox (using Firefox & for example)then I wanted to go to the Downloads tab using Ctrl + J. Asked By: Solaire || …

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Run your Linux (graphics) completely on Nvidia dedicated graphics card?

Run your Linux (graphics) completely on Nvidia dedicated graphics card? I’m running an Arch and I’ve had a hard time for some months trying to figure out how to run my Optimus Laptop completely on Nvidia dedicated GPU. How do I do this? I’ve heard there are multiple options out there but I don’t know …

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How to assign hotkeys to more than 4 worksapces in Gnome 40?

How to assign hotkeys to more than 4 worksapces in Gnome 40? I am using Gnome 40 on Arch and I have hotkeys assigned for each of the 4 workspaces. But I’d like to set up hotkeys also for the 5th and the 6th workspace (e.g. super+5, super+6). How can I do that in GNOME …

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What is D-Bus practically useful for?

What is D-Bus practically useful for? dbus is supposed to provide "a simple way for applications to talk to one another". But I am still not sure what it is useful for, practically. I have never seen a situation where dbus is useful, I only see warnings that some dbus component has experienced errors, such …

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Disabling KWin compositor from command-line

Disabling KWin compositor from command-line Is there any way to disable KWin compositing effects from command-line? AFAIK it’s possible to disable it via System settings->Hardware->Display and Monitor->Compositor but it requires a KWin restart.If I’m able to disable the compositor from command line , then I can easily assign a shortcut to it. Any idea? BTW …

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Find the lightest desktop environment

Find the lightest desktop environment A high-votes answer here for the question “What’s the lightest desktop” which actually tried to quantitatively assess memory use relies on a Wikipedia page which quotes 2011 data. The newest article I could find dates back to November 2018 (thanks to https://LinuxLinks.com). Are there newer comparisons which objectively measure memory …

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No applications found in non-root user account

No applications found in non-root user account I’m currently running OpenSuse Tumbleweed and after I uninstalling snapd package I reboot my PC and I found my plasma desktop without any applications available. I can see some files that I got in my desktop, but I can’t run any application. Even if a try to open …

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Play audio output as input to Zoom

Play audio output as input to Zoom Somewhat related to how to pipe audio output to mic input and https://askubuntu.com/questions/602593/whats-a-good-soundflower-replacement-for-ubuntu but those both involve “recording”. I want to play a movie trailer or just any video on a screenshare in Zoom and have the audio that I hear also go to attendees/viewers. I installed pavucontrol …

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Lightweight desktop environments to replace GNOME for CentOS?

Lightweight desktop environments to replace GNOME for CentOS? For a project I need to write and execute Ansible scripts in a Linux environment (CentOS). Though using the command line and vi is interesting, I need to use graphical file explorer and Visual Studio Code to edit files. Because the Linux VMs available to me have …

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